Margaret E. Mahon, 85, of Beech Creek, departed this life on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born July 20, 1927, in Paintsville, Ky., Margaret was the daughter of the late Lester Adkins and Mable Cooper Gearles.
In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her sister, Helen Irene Simpkins; brother, Lester Adkins, Jr.; son, James Everette Simpkins; and a granddaughter, Jamie Goad.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, friend, and neighbor, Margaret was a homemaker.
She leaves to honor her loving memory and mourn her passing her loving husband, Herve Mahon of Beech Creek; sons, L.E. (Judy) Simpkins of Buskirk, Ky. and Edward Lee Simpkins of Beech Creek; daughter, Lona Elaine (Joe) Baldwin of Hendersonville, Tenn.; brother, J.C. Adkins of Wharncliff; sisters, Vivian Miller of Bedford, Va., Betty Doss of Ohio, Louise Simpkins of Morehead, Ky.; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Margaret is also survived by close friends Romona and Doug and a host of other family members and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Honoring services will be conducted Tuesday, November 27, at noon at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel with Bro. Gene Clemmons officiating. Burial will follow at the Herve and Margaret Mahon Cemetery of Beech Creek. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will begin receiving friends on Monday, November 26, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc. of Matewan.